New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)

New Jersey Tea is a compact shrub with abundant white flowers in the spring.  Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils.  Best in sandy loams or rocky soils.  Can withstand droughty conditions.  Tiny, fragrant, white flowers attract butterflies. Full sun to part shade. *2016 GreatPlants Shrub of the Year

NATIVE RANGE

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Map courtesy of USDA-NRCS Plants Database.

Additional information

Scientific Name

Ceanothus americanus

Height

3-4'

Spread

3-5'

Foilage

Medium-dark green

Native To

Zone

4

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